Hatters chief executive Gary Sweet has hit back at claims that the club has released a ‘factually incorrect statement’ surrounding the allegations of racist abuse at Kenilworth Road last week. After Luton’s 4-1 win over Accrington Stanley on Tuesday night, a BBC Radio Lancashire commentator claimed he heard alleged racist remarks towards visiting striker Offrande Zanzala, while assistant BBC Sport producer Karen Fazackerley, who was in the away end, alleged on Twitter that defender Michael Ihiekwe was the victim of monkey chants from Luton supporters. We are more than happy to conclude, for our own purposes and for the purposes of the FA, that absolutely no evidence of racial abuse of any kind has been found. Gary Sweet That was then retweeted by TV presenter Jacqui Oatley to almost 150,000 followers, as she went on to claim the Hatters had ‘massively jumped the gun’ by releasing a statement on Friday afternoon confirming no evidence had been found of either allegations.When asked by the News/Gazette to clarify her comments, Oatley, who wasn’t actually at the game, said that the second incident surrounding Fazackerley had ‘definitely been reported to the club,’ while there were ‘three away fans who made monkey chant claims,’… Read full this story
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